Monthly Archives: October 2014

Pathways – God’s picture book

It is always fun to watch new grandparents.  They are so proud of their grandchildren and they are always willing to show you a picture or two (or twenty!) of the new born. You have to be careful how you approach grandparents – you may be in for a thirty minute conversation about how their…

Nov 9th, 2014 – Memory Scrapbook for Reverend Lai

All brothers and sisters are cordially invited to contribute to a scrapbook for Reverend Lai’s retirement. Please feel free to write an appreciation note or contribute a photo or a drawing. The committee reserves the right to edit the contents and keep the pictures. The submission deadline is November 9, 2014. Additional details are available…

Pathways – Give thanks to God – even for the church

“Enter his gates with thanksgiving and his courts with praise; give thanks to him and praise his name” (Psalm 100:4) Do you sometimes find it difficult to focus on the positive and give thanks to God for all His blessings?  This can be the result of being surrounded by negative people.  Or, if you are…

Pathways – Running on Empty?

  Do not get drunk on wine, which leads to debauchery.  Instead, be filled with the Spirit.  (Ephesians 5:18) I’m not mechanically minded.  If you see me pulled off the side of the road with the hood of my car up and I’m bending over the engine – do me a favour and stop!  I’m…

Pathways – The attitude of gratitude

  The story is told of a man who lived in Texas but his mother lived in Canada – and her birthday was on October 12, the Canadian thanksgiving.  So, he wanted to send her something special for her birthday.  He went to a pet shop and the owner sold him a Mynah bird that…

SCBC 27th Anniversary

SCBC 27th Anniversary Celebration – Let Us Go Joint Worship & Deacon Ordination When: Sunday October 26, 2015, 10am-12pm Where: SCBC Sanctuary   Come celebrate SCBC’s 27th anniversary by participating in a joint worship service. We will count God’s many blessings, and remember His faithfulness and generosity through the years. This worship service will feature…

Prayer Retreat – Oct 18th, 9am – 3pm @ Agincourt Baptist Church

Prayer Retreat When: Saturday October 18, 2014, 9 am to 3 pm. Where: Agincourt Baptist Church (37 Glen Watford Dr., Scar.) The theme for this year’s prayer retreat is “Your kingdom come, Your will be done.” Let’s set aside this time to listen to God and to pray as a corporate body. Visit the registration…

SCBC Flow – Holocaust Education Night Oct 18, 7:00pm @ Community Room

Flow Presents: Holocaust Education Night When: Saturday, October 18, 2014 @ 7pm   Judaism and Genocide through the Eyes of a Holocaust Survivor Sponsored by: Neuberger Holocaust Education Centre Free Admission   Hear a first-hand account of what it was like to be victimized by racial policies. Get a glimpse of life in death camps…

Pathways – Where is your compass pointing?

You may have guessed from last week’s sermon that I like the movie, Pirates of the Caribbean.  If you’ve seen it you know that its main character, Jack Sparrow, is a quirky fellow.  For instance, one of his treasured possessions is a compass that doesn’t point north.  It sounds like a useless guide doesn’t it? …